SECFR exists to provide a network for collaboration among family professionals; provide a platform to mentor future family professionals (i.e., students); create a voice to promote programs and policies beneficial for families; and provide a forum for dissemination of family research.
SECFR membership includes individuals and organizations from nine primary states that are considered to be located within the southeastern region of the United States:
AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN.
SECFR membership also includes individuals and organizations from seven adjoining member states that are either physically touching one of the primary southeastern membership states or is less than 100 miles from one of the primary southeastern membership states. These adjoining member states include:
OK, KS, MO, KY, WV, VA, IL.